Chef Justin Petruce joins Marquis' vegan restaurant group as culinary director

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Nicole Marquis, who over five years has built a mini-empire of vegan restaurants including the expanding fast-casual HipCityVeg shops and the... Read more

Kensington Quarters closes its retail butcher counter

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Kensington Quarters in Fishtown has closed its retail, cut-and-wrap butcher counter in favor of 14 additional restaurant seats to be installed... Read more

Lamberti and a chef take over Pizza Fresca

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The branch of Luigi's Pizza Fresca that opened last year at 703 Chestnut St. has changed hands. Aldo Lamberti, whose empire ranges from the... Read more

Sudden shutdowns: Anastasi Raw Bar and Kermit's Bake Shoppe

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The owners of some food businesses see the writing on the wall, decide to close, and let customers know about it beforehand. Not the case... Read more

The rush to open restaurants by the end of the year

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This year was wall-to-wall restaurant openings - an avalanche of newcomers offset by only a few closings. 2016 is not done with us yet. Here... Read more

Puyero: Venezuelan street food coming to Queen Village

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Queen Village - a hopping part of the city these days, restaurant-wise - soon will get Puyero Venezuelan Flavor, serving Venezuelan street... Read more

What's new for Center City District Restaurant Week

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Thinking ahead a bit: The Center City District has set the dates for the January 2017 edition of its restaurant week - actually two weeks:... Read more

Crow & Pitcher in Rittenhouse reboots as Baril

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Michael Franco, planning to rebrand Crow and the Pitcher near Rittenhouse Square, is looking into his family's restaurant roots for the new... Read more